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Student Profile: Abdulla ‘Abe’ Husain (LL.M. ’17)

April 17th, 2017

After hearing about Wake Forest Law’s strong ranking and reputation from a professor at University of Bahrain, Abdulla Husain (LL.M. ’17) knew it was the ideal place for him to pursue an LL.M. “Studying in the U.S. is not just a bourgeoisie idea or capitalist way; studying abroad is a right,” said Husain, whose home country ...

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Student Profile: Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17)

April 6th, 2017

Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17) stumbled upon Wake Forest Law while researching LL.M. programs in the United States, and he was instantly hooked. Knowing he wanted to improve his professional skills, Otakulov moved from Uzbekistan to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. program offers a wide range of essential courses in my area of law,” ...

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LL.M. Profile: Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17)

March 24th, 2017

Wake Forest Law welcomed Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17) with open arms. Originally from Brazil, de Barros knew she wanted to pursue an LL.M. in the United States, and for her, Wake Forest Law turned out to be the perfect fit. “Several people in the U.S. had told me about the quality of Wake ...

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Ibonne Moscoso (LL.M. ’17) profiled in National Jurist’s LL.M. program guide

November 30th, 2016

Ibonne Moscoso (LLM ’17) was featured in the fall 2016 issue of the National Jurist.  Moscoso is one of several international students profiled in the article, “Guide to LL.M. Programs for Foreign Attorneys,” by Katie Thisdell.  The article begins on page 28 and features Moscoso on page 36. Prior to attending Wake Forest Law, Moscoso, a ...

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Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. degree program featured in International Jurist

June 14th, 2016

Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. degree program was featured in the summer issue of the International Jurist as one of the best LL.M. programs in the U.S. in terms of law school experience. The International Jurist named Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. program, which is one of the longest running in the U.S., as one of the ...

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From Wake Forest Law to New York City: Sarah Turner (LLM ’15)

April 8th, 2016

Sarah Turner (LLM ’15) of Norwich, United Kingdom, knew when deciding on an LL.M. program that she wanted a unique experience in a supportive environment. Her adviser at the University of East Anglia encouraged her to consider Wake Forest Law because of its small class sizes and its reputation for rigorous academics. Turner is happy ...

Ryo Kawamura (‘99) Recounts His Positive Experiences as an LL.M. at Wake Forest Law School

February 18th, 2016

 Ryo Kawamura (LL.M. ’99), first Japanese graduate of Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. program, is now senior legal adviser for Ube Industries, Ltd., an international manufacturing and technology corporation. Most recently, Kawamura facilitated negotiations for the acquisition of subsidiary Advanced Electrolyte Technologies LLC, a joint venture company of UBE and Dow Chemical. In a recent conversation with the ...

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Student Profile: Samya Abou Sharif (LLM ’16)

February 2nd, 2016

Samya Abou Sharif (LLM ’16) has known adversity from an early age. She was only 5 years old when her father died, which lead to difficult times for the family. At that young age, though she was a far from deciding what she would do in life, she observed the lawyers who worked with her family ...

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Alaa Marghalani (LLM ’14) presents research paper at Academic and Business Research Institute Las Vegas 2015 Conference

December 4th, 2015

For doctoral students, the chance to share their work with a renowned group of peers —role models, even — is a longtime academic tradition. Alaa Marghalani (LLM ’14) of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, recently got such an opportunity. He’s a candidate in Wake Forest Law’s Scientiae Juridicae Doctor (SJD) degree program. Marghalani presented his paper, “Toward ...

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Alumni Profile: Nidia Mercedes (LLM ‘15)

November 30th, 2015

When Nidia Mercedes (LLM ‘15) talks about her career path beginning in the Dominican Republic, her passion for law and Wake Forest University shines. Mercedes is a supervising paralegal in the Immigration Law Division of Brock & Scott PLLC in Winston-Salem. Now having her L.LM. degree, her future plans include sitting for the New York ...